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73-year-old accountant to take on the Amazon river to fight climate change
At 73 years of age, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, Kurt Sartorius, will set out on an expedition that nearly broke him 50 years ago. 5 Jul 2022 Read more

Saica supports SMPs in keeping up with new regulations and standards
Small medium practices (SMPs) are adversely impacted by complex regulations and standards. The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) have introduced a series of workshops to help SMPs bridge the regulatory gap. Hlakudi Ramphelane, MCom CA(SA) and a senior lecturer in external auditing at Unisa, and a member of Saica's Assurance Guidance Committee, gives more insight. 5 Jul 2022 Read more

Young media entrepreneur strives to beat unemployment and build community
With youth unemployment still being staggeringly high in our country, there comes a time where young people must find the grit to stand up and make things happen for themselves. This is precisely what 27-year-old Itumeleng Makgato, founder of Something About Francis had done. This is the wonderful unfolding testimony of a young lady with dreams to start a business. 5 Jul 2022 Read more

Revised agreement provides shorter access to chartered accountants seeking dual-designation status with Cima
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (Cima) have agreed to sign a revised agreement that will make it more accessible for members who wish to use both the chartered accountant (CA(SA)) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations. 2 Jun 2022 Read more

Saica urges government to hold service providers accountable
Section 38 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) states that one of the responsibilities of an accounting officer of a department, trading entity or constitutional institution is to ensure effective, efficient, economical, and transparent use of the resources of the department, trading entity or constitutional institution. However, it has been noted that many accounting officers are failing to comply with this on contract management of service providers. 1 Jun 2022 Read more

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